WhiteWave’s Outperformance Shows Why It’s an Enticing Buy: Chart

Why Danone Is Getting Into Soy Milk and Kale

Shares of Denver-based WhiteWave Foods Co., the maker of Horizon Organic milk and Silk soy milk, have zoomed ahead of ex-parent Dean Foods Co. since it was spun off in 2013. That shows why WhiteWave was an attractive buy for France’s Danone, which said Thursday it was purchasing the Colorado company. Natural, organic and specialty products are “stealing the bulk of overall sales growth” for groceries as consumers seek healthier options, Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Jennifer Bartashus said in a report on June 9.

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